The median annual salary for a Release Analyst was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 887 900
Rank change year-on-year +46 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 16 22 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.025% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 40
Median salary £26,500 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.37% +11.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £28,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year +14.78% -0.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Release Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 8 £26,500 -53.91% 1
South West - 4 £33,000 -
East Midlands +17 2 - -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Release Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (93.48%) ITIL
2 32 (69.57%) Release Management
3 16 (34.78%) SDLC
3 16 (34.78%) Service Management
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
10 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 8 (17.39%) IIS
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) Change Management
11 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
11 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.04%) Data Extraction
12 6 (13.04%) Time Management
12 6 (13.04%) Xerox
12 6 (13.04%) Information Management
12 6 (13.04%) Document Management
12 6 (13.04%) Back Office
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) SAP
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (13.04%) SharePoint

Release Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) FishEye
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
1 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) ITIL
2 32 (69.57%) Release Management
3 16 (34.78%) SDLC
3 16 (34.78%) Service Management
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.04%) Data Extraction
7 6 (13.04%) Document Management
7 6 (13.04%) Information Management
7 6 (13.04%) Time Management
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.52%) CMMI
10 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) APMP
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) Xerox
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Apple
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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